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presentation. i think it's an important part to hear about. thank you. >> commissioner murase. >> i'm sorry. there is no response to that? that was for now and if you have a response and yes, i would like you to incorporate that understanding in your ongoing updates about this work. sorry. if you have something now i would most certainly like to hear about it. >> sorry about that. >> there is no question in order for us to be successful where we're seeing acceleration is because we're student centered but none of that is possible. we know that the teachers are at heart of this reform. some of the things you heard about today it's because teams of teachers are putting their heads together and are reflecting on student work. they're planning their lessons together. they're really being deliberate how they share some of their practices with one another. that's what makes a lot of this possible. our school communities are built on that community of professionals and yes leaderships critical to make sure the conditions are there for our teachers, but it's our teachers who make it happen
very much. >> commissioner murase. >> thank you for that report. could you remind us when you meet? >> yes. our meeting dates this year are wednesday's and i believe it's the second wednesday of the month coming up. i can clarify that and get back to you formally with the date. >> but you also meet here at 555 franklin. >> yes the third floor of this building. >> okay great. any other comments? seeing none. thank you very much. >> thank you again. >> item f, public comments on consent items. i have a big grin because there is only one person. elizabeth stump -- wait a minute. sorry. take it back. i don't see any speakers signed up for this. item g, consent calendar. is there a motion and a second? >> so moved. >> second. >> any items withdrawn or collected by the superintendent? any items removed for first reading by the board? any items severed by the board or superintendent for a discussion and vote tonight? commissioner mendoza. >>i would like to pull item k1 and k33 please. >> k1 and 33. >> roll call vote will take place under section zero, item h superintendent's
. >> thank you commissioner. yee. >> wong. >> fewer. >> maufas. >> mendoza. >> dr. murase. >> ms. wynns. >> mr. yee. >> you can notify the three they're pointed. >> yes. >> thank you very much. >> okay. let's move on. consent calendar resolutions removed at previous meeting for second reading and action. none toafnlt item o vote on consent calendar and section f::::am. mendoza -- k1 and k33. thank you. roll call. >> thank you. >> on the consent calendar. ms. -- (calling roll). >> [inaudible] as part of the consent calendar and secondly the lowell exterior painting and to the group and for advocating for that and thirdly i want to congratulate facilities in this consent calendar out of the $2 million in approvals 81% are minority or women owned businesses. >> thank you. >> [inaudible] >> that was aye commissioner? norton. wynns. mr. yee. seven aye's. >> thank you. item p consent calendar resolution for board and discussion and action. k1. commissioner mendoza. >> all right thank you. so i actually pulled both of these items. surprise. because they are retroactive. i am sorry
them out and called specifically some of the schools" and commissioner murase makes a great point about funding but when you listed some of the simple strategies going forward some of them match what the high leverage strategies that the principals gave us and some didn't and since we know in some of the schools where this incredible acceleration is going what are we doing to replicate what is happening there across the district? >> it's a very insightful question. i will take the first piece of it and then i will ask deputy superintendent to also chime in. we need to be honest with the public and be honest with ourselves and we have perpetuated in our school system not unlike large urban school systems and practices and systems that for years have served some of our students well and some of our communities well, and we talked about going deeper and further we're talking about disassembling some of those systems. for example who gets into an ap class? who gets into an algebra class? there are schools for good and well thought out and historical reasons figure there are certa
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